Summerton in Clarendon County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Anne Custis Burgess
Erected 1980 by Clarendon County Historical Society. (Marker Number 14-4.)
Location. 33° 36.217′ N, 80° 21.211′ W. Marker is in Summerton, South Carolina, in Clarendon County. Marker is on Church Street (U.S. 301) near Burgess Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Summerton SC 29148, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Summerton Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elusive Francis Marion, 1780-1781 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Patriot Departs to Ride with Marion (approx. 0.3 miles away); Siege of Fort Watson (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wagon Travel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Senn's Mill The Patriot and the Redcoat (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Together Let Us Sweetly Live" (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Summerton.
Regarding Anne Custis Burgess. "Carolina"
Written by Henry Timrod
Composed by Anne Custis Burgess
Hold up the glories of thy dead;
Say how thy elder children bled,
And point to Eutaw's battle-bed.
Throw thy bold banner to the breeze!
Front with thy ranks the threatening seas
Like thine own proud armorial trees,
Thy skirts indeed the foe may part,
Thy robe be pierced with sword and dart,
They shall not touch thy noble heart,
Girt with such wills to do and bear,
Assured in right, and mailed in prayer,
Thou wilt not bow thee to despair,
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